Haute Couture Embroidery - Part 1

This course will be an introduction to understanding haute couture embroidery techniques. Using material such as silk organza, silk duppion, beads, tubes and paillettes 'on thread', you will be immersed in the amazing haute couture embroidery world...

Taught by: Elisabeth Roulleau.

Description

This course will be an introduction to understanding haute couture embroidery techniques. Using material such as silk organza, silk duppion, beads, tubes and paillettes 'on thread', you will be immersed in the amazing haute couture embroidery world.

Topics covered

You will work on a frame with the 'crochet de lunéville' hook and learn all the basics stitches:

  • chain stitch
  • rich stitch
  • raised paillettes
  • vermicel.

When your hand embroidery skills are well practiced you will then develop a personal project of embroidery for a fashion show.

By the end of the course you will understand how important it is to be patient when applying highly skilled embroidery techniques, how exciting it is to think about a model, and how your new hand embroidery skills can create something beautiful. .

Entry requirements: You should have some experience of embroidery to attend this course.

Level: Beginners

Related courses: Following completion of this course, if you wish to develop your skills further, you should take our HauteCouture Embroidery – Part 2


Tutor information

Elisabeth Roulleau went to the Lesage School in Paris where she studied haute couture and decorative embroidery. She is a teacher in France where she has her own atelier, and she has worked for the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon, Mulhouse, Esmod International, Parsons School of Design and Institut Français de la Mode. She has created several embroideries for Dior, Chanel and Azzaro, and she was invited by Hermès to make prototypes for the famous Carré de Soie.  www.elisabethroulleau.com/english.php


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Scissors 
  • Paper and pencil for taking notes

Details for booking

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